Our YMCA has been following the developments of COVID-19 very closely. Our focus has been on upholding our commitment to the health, safety, and well-being of our staff, our members, participants, families and children in our YMCA community.
Please note, that as of Monday, March 16th ,2020, based on all the most up-to-date and best possible information we have available to us, we have made the difficult decision to close all YMCA programs and facilities, effective immediately and until further notice.
Huron RASP funding applications are suspended until we resume operations.
You can you can get real-time up to date information as it’s available on the YMCA’s website - ymcaswo.ca
Recreation, Arts & Sports Program
Providing opportunities for children and youth across Huron County to participate in activities regardless of their financial circumstances.
How the program helps
Financial funding (up to $500 annually per child) is provided to families to help cover:
- Registration fees
- Equipment and supply needs
- Safe transportation options
- Children and youth who participate in organized recreation, arts and sport activities perform better scholastically, socially and grow into healthier adjusted adults.
- Recreational activities develop children’s self esteem, responsibility, sharing, teamwork and sense of belonging.
- Participation in recreational activities provides children with an opportunity to develop physically, socially and emotionally.
Many activities for kids to enjoy
This is a youth program facilitated by the YMCA, with assistance of several local community partners, to deliver sport and recreational activities for youth facing financial barriers.
- Art Programs
- Agricultural Programs
- Ball Hockey
- Day Camp
- Residential Camp
- Figure Skating
- Girl Guides
- Horseback Riding
- Leadership Programs
- Martial Arts
- Swimming/Swim Teams
- 4H Programs
Are you eligible?
- Families are eligible if:
- You have children between ages 0 to 17
- You live in Huron County
- Your total income is less than $45,000